The Philadelphia 76ers will attempt to avenge their disappointing Game 1 loss to the Brooklyn Nets tonight. Unfortunately for the Sixers, their roster is not at 100% — as we all are well aware of. Leading up to the game, we’ll provide any updates we receive on the health and availability of Joel Embiid and the rest of the roster.
Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia reported the following yesterday afternoon:
Joel Embiid is currently listed as questionable for Game 2 (left knee soreness).
Jonah Bolden probable (left knee soreness).
James Ennis III has been upgraded for out to doubtful (right quad contusion).
The Sixers 5:30 pm injury report yesterday evening confirmed the above.
As of this morning, the above statuses are still accurate. (FWIW: While Joel is questionable and Jonah is probable, both are listed as game-time decisions by RotoWire.)
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, James Ennis III has been cleared to play in Game 2 tonight:
Ennis has not played since April 3rd due to a quad contusion, but the Sixers will be happy to welcome him back given their lack of wing depth.
Joel Embiid is active for tonight’s Game 2.